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Victor Fleming

Author : Michael Sragow
ISBN : 9780813144429
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Best remembered for the iconic classics Gone with the Wind (1939) and The Wizard of Oz (1939) to the silver screen, Victor Fleming also counted successful films such as Red Dust (1932), Captains Courageous (1937), Test Pilot (1939), Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941), and the groundbreaking Joan of Arc (1948) among his more than forty directing credits. One of the most sought-after directors in Hollywood's golden age, Fleming (1889--1949) was renowned for his ability to make films across a wide range of genres. In Victor Fleming: An American Movie Master, author Michael Sragow paints a comprehensive portrait of the talented and charismatic man who helped create enduring screen personas for stars such as Clark Gable, Spencer Tracy, and Gary Cooper.

Cinema S Military Industrial Complex

Author : Haidee Wasson
ISBN : 9780520291515
Genre : Performing Arts
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The vast, and vastly influential, American military machine has been aided and abetted by cinema since the earliest days of the medium. The US military realized very quickly that film could be used in myriad ways: training, testing, surveying and mapping, surveillance, medical and psychological management of soldiers, and of course, propaganda. Bringing together a collection of new essays, based on archival research, Wasson and Grieveson seek to cover the complex history of how the military deployed cinema for varied purposes across the the long twentieth century, from the incipient wars of US imperialism in the late nineteenth century to the ongoing War on Terror. This engagement includes cinema created and used by and for the military itself (such as training films), the codevelopment of technologies (chemical, mechanical, and digital), and the use of film (and related mass media) as a key aspect of American "soft power," at home and around the world. A rich and timely set of essays, this volume will become a go-to for scholars interested in all aspects of how the military creates and uses moving-image media.

The Wizard Of Oz Faq

Author : David J. Hogan
ISBN : 9781480397200
Genre : Performing Arts
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ÊThe Wizard of Oz FAQÊ is a fact-filled celebration of the beloved 1939 fantasy masterpiece starring Judy Garland. It's all here ä from L. Frank Baum and his Oz novels to the complete background story of the movie's conception development and shoot with special attention given to the little-known parade of uncredited directors casting difficulties and on-set accidents and gaffes as well as more than 75 sidebars devoted to key cast members directors and other behind-the-scenes personnel. You'll find a wealth of fun facts: How MGM overworked Judy Garland before during and after Oz; why director Victor Fleming had his hands full with the Cowardly Lion and Dorothy's other friends; what it was about Toto that really bothered Judy; the physical horrors of filming in Technicolor; the racial Oz gag that was scripted but never shot; when the Wicked Witch was going to be beautiful; why ÊThe Wizard of OzÊ owes a lot to silent-screen star Mary Pickford; the story of deleted scenes and a full two weeks of shooting that had to be scrapped; why MGM star Mickey Rooney was part of the movie's traveling publicity blitz; how the Wicked Witch was literally blown off her broomstick one day; the place where lions tigers and bears really do live together; singers you hear but never see; the day MGM fired Judy Garland; and much more. Just follow the yellow brick road!

The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz Arabic Edition

Author : Frank Baum
ISBN : 150010311X
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Cinema And Counter History

Author : Marcia Landy
ISBN : 9780253016195
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Despite claims about the end of history and the death of cinema, visual media continue to contribute to our understanding of history and history-making. In this book, Marcia Landy argues that rethinking history and memory must take into account shifting conceptions of visual and aural technologies. With the assistance of thinkers such as Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari, Cinema and Counter-History examines writings and films that challenge prevailing notions of history in order to explore the philosophic, aesthetic, and political stakes of activating the past. Marshaling evidence across European, African, and Asian cinema, Landy engages in a counter-historical project that calls into question the certainty of visual representations and unmoors notions of a history firmly anchored in truth.

The Hollywood Reporter

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105132645107
Genre : Motion pictures
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Library Journal

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ISBN : UCSC:32106017981504
Genre : Libraries
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Los Angeles Magazine

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105132687059
Genre : California, Southern
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The New Yorker

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Choice

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